Posts Tagged ‘News’

The Possible of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Part ONE

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Breaking News, Technology

mission Movies like Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol are certainly entertaining. But for those of us stoked on living in “The Future”, they also provide a great public service. If companies don’t think they can sell it, they won’t front the money for R&D, and we won’t get awesome stuff to play with. So when we see [&hellip
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3D Printing Saves the Universe: Only 300 Years to Go

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Breaking News, Technology

3d The process of 3D printing is called additive manufacturing, and it’s a pretty simple idea: A machine squirts some material in layers based on a 3D computer model until the design has become a real life object. There’s a few different methods and processes to choose from, but here I’m just focusing on “Fused Deposition [&hellip
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The Kickstarter "Ooops, It's Almost Christmas" Wishlist

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Breaking News, Technology

boozebook In case you’ve never heard of it: KickStarter is a real cool website that helps people realize their creative ideas by Darwinian process: 1. Have an idea? 2. Put it on Kickstarter. 3. It’s a good one. 4. Strangers give you money! 5. Success. Below are my No.1′s for awesome gifts. I know that we’re [&hellip
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NeverWet Anti-Water Spray Gives Your iPhone Gills

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Breaking News, Technology

neverwet Trebec: No way. That’s bullshit. That’s what I said the first time I saw this video. Enter NeverWet; a byproduct of the super-boring R&D over at Ross Nanotechnologies, a division of Ross Technologies–creators of Algrip Slip-Resistant Flooring Products, and Dexco Storage Rack Systems–inventing the future of, well…stuff. The company calls it a “super hydrophobic coating [&hellip
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Protecting Against Telemarketing Schemes and Other Fraud

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Senior citizens are commonly targeted by con artists and other fraud schemers. To help combat this problem, the FBI offers many tips for seniors to protect against telemarketing fraud, Medicare scams and other common schemes. Below is FBI material on senior fraud—to find out more, visit www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/seniors. Senior citizens are most likely to have a “nest [&hellip
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Downtown Crime Watch

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

crime2 Strange Coincidence The moral of this incident might read: Don’t leave your bag unattended—even in a bar. A 27-year-old woman went to a bar on Mercer Street Thursday, Jan. 12, and was rudely reminded of this lesson. She left her bag, containing a laptop, among other items, underneath the bar, say police. An unusual-acting man [&hellip
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